PM Imran Khan held important meeting with Jordanian Princess Sarah Zeid
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the government is fully committed to combat the issue of malnutrition in Pakistan.
He was talking to Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan and World Food Programme’s Special Adviser on Mother and Child Nutrition, who called on him in Islamabad on Thursday.
The Prime Minister mentioned that in his very first address to the nation, he committed to address the severest form of malnutrition, including the prevalence of stunted growth in children in the country as a matter of priority for his government.
He apprised the Princess of the steps taken by the government of Pakistan under Ehsaas and other poverty alleviation programs, concerning women’s empowerment.
The Prime Minister appreciated her dedication to increase awareness about Mother and Child Nutrition.
Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan briefed the Prime Minister on her engagements in Pakistan during the visit and appreciated Pakistan’s efforts including the prioritization of mother and child nutrition.
The Princess also appreciated the personal leadership of the Prime Minister on the issue of stunting and malnutrition, describing it as “inspirational and critically important”.